The latest news on WordPress.com and the WordPress community.
Make Your Best Photos Shine
July 22, 2021
Photos on your website can be a representation of who you are, what you do, or what you love. We want your photos to show to your visitors as best they possibly can, no matter what kind of device they...
Popular Podcast App Pocket Casts Joins Automattic
July 16, 2021
Pocket Casts will be joining Automattic, making it easier for podcast fans to discover new content and customize their listening experience.
6 Ways WordPress.com Courses Help You Grow
July 15, 2021
Built-in Duotone Image Filter, Editor Navigation via Persistent List View, and Other Block Editor Improvements
June 18, 2021
The next batch of exciting updates to the block editor is live on WordPress.com. Powerful duotone image editing, a persistent list view to edit your page or post, and an update for picking table colors...
The Atavist Magazine , known for its in-depth journalism and creative, elegant design, joins sister site Longreads , making WordPress.com a home for the web’s best longform storytelling.
Let’s Celebrate Pride by Supporting Nonprofits
June 15, 2021
For Pride this year, we’re highlighting queer nonprofits and charities. It’s more important than ever to support the queer community and raise awareness for those who do so all year round, long after...
Day One, the Journaling App, Joins Automattic
June 14, 2021
We’re excited to welcome Day One to the Automattic team. Day One is a private journaling app that makes writing for yourself a simple pleasure. A beautifully designed user experience has earned the app...
How you can get the total freedom to create without the hassles that come with managing your own website. The open source WordPress project has given the world a powerful publishing platform that now...
One-click Portfolio Designs, Instant PDF Embeds, and More Improvements to the Block Editor
May 17, 2021
We have some exciting new block editor updates to share with you today including fresh collection of Portfolio block patterns, a new and improved way to embed a preview of PDF documents, and better...